Awesome Acorns

I have developed a recent fascination with acorns!

It is mind-boggling that God can take something so small and seemingly insignificant and transform it into this beautiful, magnificent oak tree (are you seeing the spiritual parallels to our own lives? :-)).

Fall is the season where you might find a few extra acorns dotting your front lawn…  So after you dwell on the spiritual symbolism of the acorn, make a craft with them!

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Glazed donuts, Nutella, some chocolate sprinkles/crushed toffee bits, and a pretzel stick = cutest snack for fall EVER.

Check the recipe out at Gracious Rain and make a bunch for your next mom’s group or church gathering this month.

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Kaboose has an Acorn Frame Craft that is just the right thing for your family photo at the pumpkin patch.

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Toddler Approved has 4 adorable Acorn Crafts for you to try – love that funny Acorn Man!

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Using a little bit of Elmer’s glue and markers, you can transform an acorn into beautiful Acorn Cap Jewels.

This is a really neat and magical project from Kiwi Crate.

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A fun Ripped Paper Acorn from No Time for Flashcards.

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Another adorable and easy Acorn Cookie Snack from Family Fun!

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Throw some acorns, a piece of paper, and a bit of paint into a recycled oatmeal can and shake, shake, shake.

Teach Preschool has the how-to for this simple and fun project that yields really pretty results.

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You can create a Terrarium with Mini Acorn Houses over at Living Locurto.

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How about drawing some faces on your acorns and creating a little Tiny Acorn Family like Make and Takes?

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This Acorn Garland from A Beautiful Mess is not very hard to make at all – so cute.

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I am thinking that these Paper Acorns from Kinder Garden are just about the sweetest things I’ve ever seen.

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I’m in love!  Acorn Fairies from Kid’s Craft Blog!

Hope you went nuts over these Acorn Projects.  Now go hunt and gather!

Happy Awesome Acorn-ing! :-)

“…to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the LORD for the display of his splendor.” Isaiah 61:3

2 thoughts on “Awesome Acorns

  1. Great ideas! We just gathered acorns on our walk the other day but haven’t done anything with them. I especially love the photo frame and the little acorn family. Thanks!

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